A swimmer reacts after getting into the ice cold water at Tooting Bec Lido, in south west London today at sunrise on a freezing winter morning. Photo Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty
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A boy floats in a pond to cool off on a hot summer day on the outskirts of Kolkata
North Koreans cover their face from the splash of a water feature in the indoor section of the Munsu water park on Tuesday, in Pyongyang, North Korea
A seal cools off at Belgrade Zoo during a heatwave on Tuesday. In Serbia where the meteoalarm has been raised to ‘red’, extremely hot weather with temperatures up to 39 degrees Celsius
Team Indonesia start their routine in their Team Technical and Free Routine synchronized swimming finals at the Southeast Asian Games in Singapore
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Members of the East German Ladies’ swimming team leave the new ‘King’s Cross Pond Club’ outdoor swimming pool on Friday in London, England. The 40 metre pool is purified using submerged plants to filter the water and is surrounded by flowers and plants
Penguins swim in their pool during the annual stock take at London Zoo on Monday. Caring for more than 750 different species, London Zoo keepers started the New Year with the task of counting every single animal
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A swimmer does laps in Bronte Ocean Pool as a severe storm hits Sydney at Bronte Beach on Monday in Australia.
Children play in the pool in front of the Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Luka, an almost two-year-old male polar bear, swims in his new home at the zoo in Wuppertal, Germany. Born in the Netherlands, Luka has moved to Germany to be a companion for female polar bear Anori, who is the same age.
A worker cleans a pool inside the Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin mosque in Putrajay, Malaysia.
A man rides down a water chute at a water park in Mogyoród, near Budapest, as temperatures reach 38C in Hungary.
Egypt’s team practice their synchronised swimming team performance ahead of the upcoming World Swimming Championships at the Sant Jordi arena in Barcelona. The World Swimming Championships will take place July 20 to August 4.
A Free Syrian Army fighter dives into a swimming pool inside a house in the old city of Aleppo, Syria, on Monday
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Schoolchildren watch as “Inuka”, a male polar bear, swims in its enclosure at the Singapore Zoo on Wednesday. The 22-year-old polar bear, the first one born in the tropics, moved into his new frozen tundra home on May 29 in a 2,700 sq m exhibit featuring climate controlled resting areas and an expanded pool
Guests of the Marina Bay Sands hotel in Singapore look over the city-state’s financial district from a rooftop swimming pool.